A flash flood warning was issued Tuesday afternoon for the Mountain Fire burn area and drainages below the burn area that drain into Palm Springs.
The warning was in effect until 5:15 p.m. Sept. 3, according to the National Weather Service.
"At 2:30 p.m. . . . radar continued to indicate heavy rain along the
desert slopes near Palm Springs . . . including the Mountain burn area,"
the Weather Service advised.
"Radar rainfall estimated have exceeded 1.5 inches in the burn area
above Palm Springs. Thunderstorms continue to track from south to north
over the area. Flash flooding and heavy debris flows are likely with
this storm along and below the foothills near Palm Springs. . . .
burned in 2013 with the Mountain burn area particularly susceptible to
flash floods and debris flows from the rainstorm."
For info on flooding and debris movement in the Silver Fire burn area on Friday Aug. 30 see the following: